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  S ngThe Newsletter
        No.2 Summer 2OO8



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Welcome to S g, the second of our newsletters to advisors and music educators through which we
aim to provide useful information about new and forthcoming products.

                                                           We are happy to announce that the Sing Up! website songbank is currently
                                                           featuring some of our songs which are available for schools and music
                                                           specialists to download free of charge. This songbank will eventually contain
                                                           around 300 songs to download.

                                                           The first songs from Out of the Ark to feature in the songbank are The Red
                                                           Nose Day Schools Song - Make Someone Happy!, Life Is A Wonderful
                                                           Thing from Songs for EVERY Easter, and A Tiny Seed Was Sleeping from
                                                           It Must Be Spring! If there are any songs you think should be featured in the
Sing Up, the Music Manifesto National Singing Programme,   Sing Up! songbank, please let us know and we will forward them on to the
produced by Youth Music with AMV-BBDO, Faber Music and     Sing Up! team.
The Sage Gateshead supported by Government.




Summer offers                                                                       New products
to schools!                                                                         coming soon!
Many schools by now should have recently received our
summer offers flyer featuring the My World series for Early                A Combined Harvest 5-11s
Years and KS1. This includes songbooks and CDs to
support key areas of the curriculum. There are currently 6                 A bumper crop of over 20 harvest
books in the series, including Minibeasts, Colours &                       time songs for primary age children,
Patterns and Wonderful Water.                                              written by established and new
                                                                           writers. Suitable for both schools
Additional offers include the opportunity to purchase any 3                and churches to enjoy.
of our new songs for EVERY series of Words on Screen™                      Available Sept 2008
packages at a special combined price.

Finally don’t forget to mention to your schools that they can              Also new for the autumn:
                                                                           Born In A Barn - a new KS1 Nativity by Nikki Lewis
beat the rush and save 15% on all Christmas and nativity
                                                                           A My World - Animals for Early Years and KS1
musicals ordered and delivered between 1st June and 31st
                                                                           KS2 - A Christmas Pantomime by Mark & Helen Johnson,
July 2008. (Please quote ENAT01 to receive discount.)                      Words on Screen™ for songs for EVERYbody and songs for
                                                                           EVERY day.




Federation of Music Services Conference
Out of the Ark Music will be exhibiting at the Federation of Music Services Conference in Leeds on Thursday 19th June until
Saturday 21st June 2008. We look forward to meeting you there!




                                                                              Out of the Ark Music
                                                                              Sefton House, 2 Molesey Road, Hersham, Surrey KT12 4RQ, UK
                                                                              Tel: +44 (0)1932 232250 Fax: +44 (0)1932 703010
                                                                              Email: info@outoftheark.com www.outoftheark.com
 Summer Productions
 Our new summer musical for KS2 is
 Wind in the Willows™ written by
 Mark & Helen Johnson, and Sue Langwade.
 Please go to pages 18-21 of our spring 2008
 catalogue to see our full range of musicals.


 By Mark and Helen Johnson: Alice The Musical -
 Moving On - The Peace Child - Wind In The Willows™
 By Margaret Carpenter: Daniel - Giant Slayer -
 Hoodwinked - The Piper
 By Niki Davies: The Litter Muncher




                                                                         New!
 Copyright and Licensing
 The world of copyright and licensing can seem rather daunting. Whilst it is a legal requirement for schools to comply with
 copyright law, we recognise that teachers are extremely busy and therefore we try to make the process of compliance as simple
 and straightforward as possible.

 The guidelines below explain the most common copyright and licensing issues. Further helpful information can be found on the
 following website: www.licensing-copyright.org


 General Guidelines
 You are free to use the material in our songbooks or musicals for all teaching purposes. However, if our song lyrics are to be reproduced or if our
 musicals or songs are to be performed to an audience other than pupils and staff then the following legal requirements apply:

 Reproduction of Lyrics
 A licence is required if you wish to photocopy or reproduce our lyrics for any purpose, for example to create song-sheets or overhead
 transparencies or to project the lyrics onto screens or whiteboards. Photocopying of lyrics is covered if you hold an MRL licence from Christian
 Copyright Licensing International (CCLI), but you should log the songs that are used on the MRL returns form that they send you every year.
 Organisations that do not have an MRL licence should contact Out of the Ark Music directly for permission.

 Performance of Musicals
 The performance of works involving drama, movement, narratives, or spoken dialogue requires a title and date-specific licence from the
 publisher. We issue affordable licences to schools and nurseries and to simplify the process we include a licence application form in all our
 musicals and nativity plays. This can be photocopied and posted or faxed to us. Alternatively an ‘Instant Licence’ may be purchased at the time
 of ordering the musical to cover any number of perfomances within a specified period. This will save you time and possibly money.

 Performance of Songs
 If any of our songs are to be performed in public (i.e. for the purpose of entertainment to persons other than the staff or pupils of a school) then
 royalty payments become due. Most schools have an arrangement with the Performing Rights Society (PRS) through their local authority, in
 which case the performance of songs should be declared to the PRS. Organisations wishing to perform our songs that do not have an
 arrangement with the PRS should contact Out of the Ark Music directly.

 Audio and Video Recordings
 If you wish to make an audio or video recording of any of our works please contact our Customer Services team on 01932 232 250 or go directly
 to MCPS who will issue the relevent licence on our behalf.

 Other contacts:     Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) - www.ccli.co.uk
                     Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) - www.mcps.co.uk
                     Perfoming Right Society (PRS) - www.prs.co.uk



Thank you for your continued support, feedback and interest in all our products and for your enthusiasm for them. Should you require
any additional information, please contact Anna Edwards - Education Co-ordinator at anna@outoftheark.com or call 01932 232250.




                                                                                   Anna Edwards - Out of the Ark Music
                                                                                   Sefton House, 2 Molesey Road, Hersham, Surrey KT12 4RQ, UK
                                                                                   Tel: +44 (0)1932 232250 Fax: +44 (0)1932 703010
                                                                                   Email: anna@outoftheark.com www.outoftheark.com

				
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